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  • Tony Hillerman's Navajoland

    In Tony Hillerman’s Navajoland, Laurance D. Linford provides an obsessively detailed guide to the world of Hillerman’s Leaphorn and Chee Navajo mysteries

  • Recovering the Sacred: The Power of Naming and Claiming

    Recovering the Sacred, by environmental and Indian rights activist Winona LaDuke, examines the struggle of American Indians to reclaim their sacred sites and beliefs

  • Sacred claims

    American Indian tribes face an uphill battle in their effort to protect sacred sites on federal land in the West

  • The native gardens of California

    Ethnobotanist Kat Anderson’s new book, Tending the Wild, examines the way California’s native peoples used – and shaped – the landscape’s natural resources before Europeans invasion

  • Buffalo Calf Road Woman

    In Buffalo Calf Road Woman, Rosemary and Joseph Agonito give a fictionalized account of the only woman warrior to fight at the Battle of the Little Bighorn

  • When two traditions collide

    The Department of Interior is considering allowing Hopi Indians to collect baby golden eagles from Wupatki National Monument, Ariz., for later sacrifice in a religious ceremony, and some conservationists are worried about the precedent this could set.

  • Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian

    A new book, "Edward Sheriff Curtis: Visions of a Vanishing Race" by Florence Curtis Graybill and Victor Boesen, and a documentary film, "Coming to Light: Edward S. Curtis and the American Indian" by Anne Makepeace, discuss the controversial photographer.

  • The myth of the wooden Indian

    An Indian writer wonders how the stereotype of stoic Indians ever got started, given the natural humor and wit of Indian peoples of all tribes.

  • Sacred Objects and Sacred Places

    In "Sacred Objects and Sacred Places: Preserving Tribal Traditions," writer Andrew Gulliford explores Indian attempts to preserve tribal traditions, identity, language and sacred landscapes.

  • Birds for a feather

    The Pueblo of Zuni has built a state-of-the-art aviary for disabled and domesticated golden eagles, which will provide the feathers the tribe needs for cultural and religious purposes.

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